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Galveston College officials are pursuing several new buildings on campus, including a nursing building, a new instructional building at the Applied Technology Center, parking, student housing and a performance arts building.

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High school students can investigate a crime scene, explore firefighting or discover more about health care robots fields during a hands-on Career Exploration Day this summer at College of the Mainland.

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Galveston College held graduation ceremonies for its 30th Law Enforcement Academy featuring 13 graduates that have all found placement in law enforcement agencies across the Houston-Galveston area.

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Immerse yourself in 3-D sculptural artwork by University of Houston-Clear Lake’s graduate students in the latest exhibit in the UHCL Art Gallery, on display Friday through Aug. 10 in the Bayou Building Art Gallery, 2700 Bay Area Blvd., in Houston.

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The Galveston County Restaurant Association recently awarded their annual Francisco “Paco” Vargas Scholarship to a Galveston College culinary arts student at a gathering of their organization in the American National Insurance Co.’s executive dining room. The La Chaine des Rotisseurs Baillia…

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Recognizing students who excel academically, the College of the Mainland chapter of the international honor society inducted 27 students on April 27.

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New and returning students at University of Houston-Clear Lake can register for summer courses in open registration through May 15 for classes in the May minisession (May 15 through June 2) and through June 2 for the summer sessions, which begin June 5.

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Galveston College is now accepting applications for its 31st class. The classes will be from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. weekdays beginning Aug. 21. The application deadline is June 1.

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As hundreds of University of Texas Medical Branch students prepared to take final exams last week, therapy dogs Darla and Muri reported for duty outside the testing center to help diffuse tension in a fun and furry way.

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Kito Holliday, technical manager at Management Science Associates, will explain how he made the leap from university research to solving computational-analysis problems in the business world during the next presentation of the University of Houston-Clear Lake Physics Lecture Series. He prese…

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Ride the rails in California or hop a riverboat in Europe with two upcoming trips with the College of the Mainland 50 Plus Program. Adults of any age can join breathtaking excursions along the California coast or Danube River.

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Leadership at Odyssey Academy almost takes as many forms as there are students. Earlier this month, we invited parents to attend student-led conferences where our students discussed their academic goals, their progress and achievements, and even areas in which more progress might be desired.…

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Galveston College’s Continuing Education Division graduated the 2017 Leadership Galveston class consisting of 21 professionals that experienced a seven session, three-month exposure to aspects of Galveston Island’s government, community and history.

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Ball High School’s hospitality program will present its “Tuffy’s On A Roll” fundraising event from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday at the San Luis Hotel, 5222 Seawall Blvd., in Galveston.

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Registration for the Galveston College mini semester, Summer Session I, Summer Session II and the fall semester begins today. Current and prospective students are encouraged to visit with advisers in the Advising and Counseling Center and to secure necessary materials from the offices of Adm…

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Discover the effects of secondary exposure to radiation for patients and radiation therapists as Mark Harvey, Texas Southern University assistant professor of physics presents “Modeling of Secondary Neutron Production in Proton Radiotherapy” at 7 p.m. today at University of Houston-Clear Lak…

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A proposed experiment with elusive neutrinos may help shed new light on dark matter and reveal yet one more secret to the cosmos. Learn more about the project in the lecture “Searching for New Physics with Coherent Neutrino Scattering” at 7 p.m. today in the University of Houston-Clear Lake …

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On March 10, fifth-graders from Dan J. Kubacak Elementary graduated the DARE program class of 2017 for the first time in over 10 years in Santa Fe Independent School District. The bleachers of the Kubacak gym were filled with teachers, parents, family members, guests and district staff.

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Galveston College Whitecaps player William Leeming received the coveted Rob Brasier Memorial Award this spring for being the Whitecaps baseball player-student with the highest grade-point average. Leeming is a sophomore right-handed pitcher from Fort Worth.

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College of the Mainland is offering a “ready to work” grant program that is growing by leaps and bounds through its partnership with the Department of Labor.

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As your age changes, so do your dietary and exercise needs, says William Amonette, assistant professor of Exercise and Health Sciences at University of Houston-Clear Lake. Get the skinny from Amonette in his discussion, “Keeping the Spring in Your Step: Exercise, Physical Activity and Nutrit…

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Gabriela Zepeda, a student at Galveston College who is active in the Student Government Association, has been named a 2017 Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team Bronze Scholar. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation sponsors the Coca-Cola Community College Academic Team program by recognizing…

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Music from “Captain America” and “The Incredibles” will fly in a public performance of the College of the Mainland Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. April 10 in the Fine Arts Building Recital Hall, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.

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“What do you want to be when you grow up,” is a common question students’ are asked when they are younger. Most students respond by saying a police officer or firefighter. It is our job, as educators and adults in the community, to expose students to what the world has to offer. The motto at…

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Santa Fe Independent School District will host a job fair from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Cowan Education Center, 4133 Warpath Ave., in Santa Fe.

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Career and technical education has changed dramatically in schools to meet the country’s education and skill needs. Many students will graduate from La Marque and Texas City high schools with the education and hands-on training they need to kick start great jobs and careers. Some CTE student…

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The Dickinson Independent School District Student Athletic Training Program has been working behind the scenes for nearly 40 years providing vital sports medicine to 1,200 junior high school and high school athletes each school year. At the same time, the student athletic trainers are gainin…

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Sounds of the centuries soar in College of the Mainland’s Prelude to Europe Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at St. John’s United Methodist Church, 8200 25th Ave. N., in Texas City.

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Galveston College students, faculty and guests will have the opportunity to hear from Dr. Sharon Croisant of the University of Texas Medical Branch about local, state and national emergency health preparedness as part of the Galveston College 2016-17 lecture series that has featured the topi…

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Do you have a child that attends school in the state of Texas? If so, there’s no doubt you have heard about the State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness, better known as the STAAR test. In the spring of 2012, the Texas Education Agency replaced the Texas Assessment of Knowledge and S…

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March is Youth Art Month, a nationally recognized program that emphasizes the value of art education for all children, encourages support for quality school art programs, and promotes the importance of art appreciation for all people. Sponsored in Texas by the Texas Art Education Association…

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The Rotary Club of Galveston held its annual city-wide spelling bee at the Rosenberg Library in Galveston on Thursday. The prize for the top speller went to Chloe Jolin of Trinity Episcopal School, who earned the title by correctly spelling the word “dictionary.” Second place went to Shalom …

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SMART Family Literacy Inc. and the Barbour’s Chapel Community Development Corp., have teamed up to offer educational programming for families in Galveston County, particularly residents of the new Blue Jay Drive neighborhood, in Texas City.

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The Moody Methodist Permanent Endowment Fund has awarded $500,000 in continued support for Galveston College Foundation’s Universal Access Scholarship and an additional $100,000 to establish a Non-Tuition Educational Expenses Resource. In large part, this grant was awarded due to the fact th…

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University of Houston-Clear Lake’s Physics Lecture Series continues with a discussion on the correlation between missing electrons or “holes” and incorrect base-pairing of DNA, which can result in cellular mutation, such as cancer.

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Not every student excels in a traditional classroom setting and this is why Texas City Independent School District has added the Challenge Academy to the alternative education program offerings this year. Alternative programs for behavior have been in place for more than 20 years and credit …

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Dickinson Independent School District students and staff do innovative things in classrooms each day. Several have been highlighted this school year with the district theme, “Innovation in Gator Nation,” including articles and videos about our new STEM Academy, anti-bullying programs, techno…

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Moody Endowment awarded $85,000 to the radiography program at Galveston College. The endowment provided almost two-thirds of what was needed to update and replace critical program equipment. The college provided one-third of the cost from other sources. The Moody Endowment grant allowed the …

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Black Violin, whose distinctive fusion of classical, jazz, funk and hip-hop musical genres has gained the duo of Wil B. and Kev Marcus’ international acclaim, will be in concert at 7:30 p.m. April 9 in the Bayou Theater in the Bayou Building at the University of Houston-Clear Lake, 2700 Bay …

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On March 25, 5,000 yellow rubber ducks will be dumped into Sting Creek in Texas City via a huge dump truck for the Texas City Independent School District’s Foundation for the Future 10th annual Youthfest and Duck Derby. The event is fun for the whole family and there are great prizes on the …

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Santa Fe Independent School District celebrates music in our schools with students in grades K-12 receiving music instruction on a daily basis. As a district, we have very successful music programs. Our band, “The Pride of the Tribe,” had two students qualify for regional band. Most recently…

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Surreal scenes in grays take center stage in Ashley Whitt’s exhibit “The Haunted Mind” on display through April 12 at the College of the Mainland Art Gallery, 1200 Amburn Road, in Texas City.